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Old 04-22-2016, 04:31 PM   #1
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Need to change driver mirror

Need to change driver mirror looks simple enough. What size torx ? Anything special about it ? Looks pretty easy.

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Old 04-22-2016, 05:46 PM   #2
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It is a fairly easy. Just take precautions to prevent dropping the screw into the door panel. They are retrievable - if your remove the door panel. I used blue painters tape to cover the places the screw could fall. It also came in handy to tape the screws to torx bit. Which helped keep them from falling. I believe 101 projects has the details. Be careful removing the plastic trim cover - comes up then tilts towards the interior and away. There is a tab the can be broken or bent. I swapped mine because it was easier than repainting the clear coat. Why are you swapping mirrors?
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Old 04-22-2016, 06:11 PM   #3
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I'm swapping mirrors because it's loose & about to fall off. The prev owner decided epoxy was the best repair.
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Old 04-22-2016, 06:16 PM   #4
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I'll post up pics as I do it. You won't believe the epoxy repair job.
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Old 04-22-2016, 07:25 PM   #5
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Epoxy, duct tape & vice grips. The hack mechanics best friends.
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Old 04-24-2016, 04:16 PM   #6
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All done no issues
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:22 AM   #7
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Show us! Can't believe someone buys a Porsche and fixes it with Epoxy...
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